NEWS RELEASE # 21
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
The Opinions handed down on the 17th day of April,
2006, are as follows:
BY CALOGERO, C.J.:
2005-C- 0351 BILLY
BROOKS HUDSON, ET AL. v. CITY OF BOSSIER CITY, ET AL.
2005-C- 0352 (Parish of Bossier)
The court of appeal
decision finding that the casino revenue agreements are
invalid and ordering redistribution of the funds collected
pursuant to those agreements consistent with the percentages
established by La. Rev. Stat. 27:93(formerly 4:552)is hereby
reversed. The decision of the district court finding that
the agreements are valid, except for one severable provision,
REVERSED AND RENDERED.
KIMBALL, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
BY JOHNSON, J.:
2004-C- 1484 WORD
OF LIFE CHRISTIAN CENTER v. MARK WEST, ADMINISTRATOR, ASCENSION
PARISH SALES AND USE TAX AUTHORITY, STATE OF LOUISIANA
(Parish of Ascension)
We affirm the judgment of the lower courts for the reasons
CALOGERO, C.J., concurs and assigns reasons.
VICTORY, J., concurs.
KNOLL, J., additionally concurs and assigns reason.
DISASTER RESTORATION DRY CLEANING, L.L.C. v. PELLERIN LAUNDRY
MACHINERY SALES COMPANY, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)
For the foregoing reasons, we remand this matter to the
trial court forrandom re-allotment for a hearing on the
Retired Judge Philip C. Ciaccio, assigned as Justice pro
tempore, sitting for Associate Justice Catherine D. Kimball.
VICTORY, J., dissents.
TRAYLOR, J., dissents for reasons assigned by Knoll, J.
KNOLL, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
2005-O- 1995 IN
RE: LARRY D. JEFFERSON (Judiciary Commission of Louisiana)
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Petitioner, Larry D. Jefferson,
be declared eligible to seek judicial office.